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arpeggio

1. a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously
2. an ascending and descending figuration used in practising the piano, voice, etc.
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With the exception of the rising triplet figure which doubles the vocal line at the second statement of "Fare you well and adieu" (at bar 7 of the 1912 arrangement, for example), the strings have remained pizzicato until the final line of the verse ("And I hope in a short time to see you again") where they continue to play arco in a more elaborate arpeggiation of the harmony to accompany the chorus than is given in the earlier arrangements.
Heard in context, the (F, E) dyad in A22 in measure 66 resonates with the recent arpeggiations from F up to E in F2 and F3 (measures 50 and 59, respectively), and <EF> oscillations in G2 and G3 (measures 60 and 64).
." A discursive/compositional strategy: to lead a mind-dance through a complexifying skein of data construed in a highly biased way, leaping off into a quick but intricate excursion into a fragment of music-conceptual formalization (defining with cliche-excavating, bromide-problematizing rigor such hitherto inert, unproblematic music-dictionary commonplaces as "timespan," "arpeggiation"), working back from the formalism (via a notion of "elimination") to a problemat ization (at least within the context of the so-far tendered reading of Du) of a single note in the piece, and an intense complexification of a familiar predicate: (John's text:) "...
Most central to Burns's mission is the attempt to produce analytical models along Schenkerian lines (i.e., a melodic descent accompanied by bass arpeggiation) which, to greater or lesser degrees, reveal the 'essence' of each modal structure.
Variations 4 and 5 contain arpeggiation and compound melody between what must be right and left hands at the keyboard (ex.5).
The smooth arpeggiation under long sustained vocal lines reflects the poet's description of the lovely dancer, while the jazzy interludes evoke the dance.
For example, although Definition IV in Rahn's theory defines the conditions for pitch adjacency in the tonal system, it also allows series other than major, minor, and chromatic scales to become the basis for the definition of neighbor note, neighbor-note prolongation, arpeggiation, and arp-prolongation.
2.23 the c[double prime] has become part of a beamed arpeggiation, e[flat][prime]-g[prime]-c[double prime] and the bass A[flat] is elevated to the status of a beamed white-note progression.
As the pace of emotion builds in the poem, the music changes, first to arpeggiation under "and which i will/ again and again and again/ kiss," and then with reckless abandon to a repeated triplet pattern that pushes forward throughout the song until the last lines.
The lower register of the cello is used only as part of a chord or arpeggiation. Unlike the first four sonatas, which employ only the tenor and bass clefs, this A-major sonata calls for three: treble, soprano, and tenor.
It rests largely on the nature of the variants that exist in other works contained in the source (15 preludes and 42 fugues from the '48' and some Handel pieces), in which Brokaw notes the scribe's 'intense dislike' of repeated notes, arpeggiation and improvisatory ornamentation.
(Thus, in the symmetry F B E[flat] A, the center can be filled by another symmetrical proportion C CS D; or it can be encapsulated by an even larger symmetry.) He then shows the arpeggiation of symmetrical proportions, Example 11, and demonstrates various techniques of linkage where the outer pitches of symmetries are exchanged with the inner pitches of others, Examples 12-14.